State and Federal Gambling News in the USA

Below you will find the latest gambling news on a State and Federal level in the United States. The gambling news covers information on topics such as online poker, daily fantasy sports betting, commercial casinos, state lotteries, racetrack wagering, casinos games on the internet, land-based poker rooms, charitable gaming, and tribal casinos to name a few. Basically, anything related to gambling in the USA on a State-by-State or Federal level will be covered including online and land-based activities.


Once more, an online poker bill has died in the legal channels of Washington state, putting pay to any hopes that proponents of the game had that they would see a legalized and regulated industry in the near future. HB 1114, which was authored by Rep. Vincent Bys and Rep. Sherry...
 

Yet another state is weighing the option of regulating daily fantasy sports. Georgia’s state senator Renee Unterman has proposed legislation that would put certain restrictions on the industry but would refrain from calling daily fantasy sports a form of gambling. Unterman...
 

An appeals court heard oral arguments in New Jersey’s ongoing four year battle to allow its Atlantic City casinos and racetracks to offer Vegas-style sports betting. The current hearings feature 12 circuit judges who listen to arguments and ask questions. To win this case, New...
 

Several years ago, Maryland became one of the only states to pass laws that pertained specifically to daily fantasy sports. At the time, the bill provided legal clarity on this form of entertainment and it wasn’t expected that the bill would be revised so soon. However, this...
 

Online gambling in New Jersey continues to grow from strength to strength. The Garden State’s Division of Gaming Enforcement said this week that the gambling industry set a new record for online gaming revenue in January. Online gambling brought in $14.6 million last month,...
 

So far into 2016, not even a single state has voted down a Daily Fantasy Sports Bill in the committee or the general assembly. After California and Indiana, Virginia happily joins the list of states where a state house body has passed a DFS legislation. The bill, titled the SB...
 

This week, two powerful Californian tribes expressed their concern regarding the legality of daily fantasy sports, putting a spoke in the wheel of efforts to legalize the industry in the Golden State. Both the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and the Morongo Band of Mission...
 

Alabama may very well allow its citizens to vote on the introduction of a state lottery thanks to significant progress made to a lottery bill. Lawmakers had two hearings on the question of whether or not the state should be the 45th in the US to adopt a lottery, two years after...
 

A bill which urges Congress to put an end to the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA), has been introduced by Pennsylvania House of Representatives Member, Nick Kotik. The bill, HR 619, seeks to legalize sports betting at licensed casinos in...
 

A new bill was filed last week in Delaware which has the potential to change the state’s online betting landscape. State Senator Brian Bushweller’s SB 183 seeks to not only allow licensed online operators to offer parlay sports betting, but also tax online revenue at the...
 
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